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Summary Historically, when children with atypical sex characteristics were born in the United States, the people around them—parents and doctors—made their best guess and assigned the child a sex. Parents then reared them per social gender norms.…
Medical professional associations should enact standards of care for intersex children that rule out medically unnecessary surgery before patients are old enough to consent, Human Rights Watch and interACT said in a report released today. After decades…

Time For American Academy of Pediatrics to Oppose Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Kids

Click to expand Image A group of Doctors meet in the University of…
A group of Doctors meet in the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013.